# Geneva Trading: Data Scientist

Seeking an experienced Data Scientist to focus on automated trading strategy development on a variety of horizons.

**At: Geneva Trading**

**Location: Chicago, IL**

**Web: www.geneva-trading.com**

**Job Description:**

Geneva Trading is seeking an experienced Data Scientist for their Chicago location. This individual will focus on automated trading strategy development on a variety of horizons.

**_Contact_:**

Email to Kaitlyn Sertich,

**ksertich@geneva-trading.com**

**Responsibilities:**

- Design, testing, and deployment of automated trading strategies
- Analyze and research model performance, optimization, and new market opportunities
- Apply data analysis techniques along with real world trading experimentation to expose trade opportunities

**What skills and tools do you need?**

- Advanced Degree (MSc, PhD) in Statistics, Physics, Mathematics (or similar)
- 1-3 years' experience in quantitative research
- Working knowledge of game theory, forecasting and data mining techniques such as regression analysis, support vector machines, model optimization
- Analytic mindset with the ability to manage numerous research projects with ease
- Motivation and resourcefulness to quickly solve hard problems
- Excellent interpersonal skills with a desire to work / grow in a fast paced, collaborative, and entrepreneurial environment
- Comfortable development in Python, R, MATLAB, kdb

**About Geneva**

Geneva Trading is a Principal Trading Firm with offices in Chicago and Dublin, Ireland. We are committed to ongoing development of our traders and employees. Our flat organizational structure and casual work environment encourage the exchange of new ideas.

Geneva offers competitive salaries, performance-based bonuses, 401(k) with Company Match and generous PTO.